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Dr. Janine Brown

Janine Brown, Ph.D.

Janine Brown is a research physiologist and heads the endocrinology laboratory at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI). Brown is devoted to increasing knowledge that

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Dr. Suzan Murray with assistant and rhino

Suzan Murray, D.V.M.

Dr. Suzan Murray is a board-certified zoo veterinarian at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and serves as both the program director of the Global Health

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Dr. Don Neiffer examining giant panda cub

Donald Neiffer, V.M.D

As chief veterinarian the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, Dr. Donald Neiffer oversees, coordinates, and directs all clinical medicine and pathology operations to

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steve sarro stony point

Steven Sarro

Steven Sarro is a supervisory biologist/curator at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and primarily supervises the small mammal collection and the animal care stall. Sarro is responsible

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Marc Valitutto examining a pangolin

Marc Valitutto, V.M.D.

Dr. Marc Valitutto is a wildlife veterinarian for the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute’s Global Health Program. As the Asia field veterinary manager, Dr. Valitutto focuses on

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Brian Gratwicke with limosa harlequin frog

Brian Gratwicke, Ph.D.

Brian Gratwicke is a conservation biologist and leads the amphibian conservation programs at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. Gratwicke’s focus has been on building capacity

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